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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Angier Biddle Duke Oral History Interview -JFK #1, 4/7/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 April 1964

    Duke discusses informal and state visits to the White House during John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) presidency, including those of John G. Diefenbaker, Mohammad Zahir Shah, Kwame Nkrumah, and other dignitaries, and changes that Duke and JFK made to state visit policy and format, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Victor H. Krulak Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/19/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection19 November 1970

    Krulak discusses his earliest contact with John F. Kennedy in the Solomons, the Special Group (CI) on counterinsurgency, Robert S. McNamara, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., and Krulak’s observations on Vietnam, among other issues.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Egyptian Barge
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Ivory model of an ancient Egyptian barge. Several intricately carved figures of ancient Egyptians stand on deck with a central figure under a canopy-like shelter. The figure has the face of a bird and is holding a staff. Two oars with bird's heads on the handles are attached to boat at each side. The model is mounted on a wooden base.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Sculpture of a Royal Procession
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Sculpture of 33 cast brass figures mounted on wood depicting a royal procession. The king is carried by bearers under a canopy with musicians and attendants preceding and following him. The attendants carry an umbrella, flags, musical instruments, etc.

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